December 28, 2023 Edition

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Florida-bred Octane – Ryan Thompson Photo

Octane Tuned Up for G3 Harlan's Holiday

GULFSTREAM PARK PRESS OFFICE


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Coming off a win in the Gil Campbell Memorial Handicap on Oct. 21, Arindel’s homebred champion Octane faces a packed field in Saturday’s Grade 3 Harlan’s Holiday including favorite O’Connor whose connections are trying to earn a berth in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational G1 on Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park.

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Inside This Issue


Octane Tuned Up for G3 Harlan's Holiday


Florida-bred Maryquitecontrary Ready to Defend Rampart Title



• Florida-breds in Stakes


• Florida Stallion Progeny


• Florida Breeders' List



• W2W Business Place

The Florida Horse Podcast

Nick de Meric a thoroughbred consignor and member of the Florida Thoroughbred industry.

E32 –Stallion Series - Journeyman Stud


In episode 32, host Tammy Gantt joins Brent and Crystal Fernung of Journeyman Stud for a 2024 stallion preview.

Florida-bred Maryquitecontrary – Ryan Thompson Photo

Florida-bred Maryquitecontrary Ready to Defend Rampart Title

GULFSTREAM PARK PRESS OFFICE


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Rodney Lundock's homebred filly Maryquitecontrary, who earned graded credentials last winter during a five-race win streak, seeks a return to her winning form as she chases a second straight victory in the $125,000 Rampart Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

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Friday, December 29

All Times Eastern

Santa Anita

$100,000 Blue Norther S.

[Race 5, 5:00 p.m.]

Fillies, 2-years-old, 1 mile turf

........ April Vintage (#9)


Saturday, December 30

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Dreaming of Snow - SV Photography

Gulfstream Park

$125,000 Rampart S.

Plus $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

[Race 5, 2:05 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 mile

........ Dreaming of Snow (#1)

........ Maryquitecontrary (#3)

........ Rosie’s Halo (#5)

 

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Harlan’s Holiday S. (Grade 3)

Plus $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

[Race 10, 4:34 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 1/16th mile

........ Octane (#7)

........ Lure Him In (#11)


Sunday, December 31

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Baby Steps - Ryan Thompson Photo

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Abundantia S.

Plus $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

[Race 8, 3:32 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 5 furlongs turf

........ Baby Steps (#4)

........ Talkin Tipsy (#7)

........ Stone Silent (#8)

........ One Identity (#9)

........ Fulminate (AE#15)

 

Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Janus S.

Plus $25,000 FTBOA Florida-bred win bonus

[Race 10, 4:34 p.m.]

3-years-old and older, 5 furlongs turf

........ Extend (#1)

........ Biz Biz Buzz (#4)

........ Warrior’s Pride (#6)

........ Yes I am Free (#10)



Monday, January 1

All Times Eastern

Florida-bred Chi Chi - Ryan Thompson Photo

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Cash Run S.

Plus $20,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Top 3 Bonus (50%-30%-20%)

[Race 8, 3:36 p.m.]

3-year-old fillies, one mile

........ Chi Chi (#3)

 

Gulfstream Park

$150,000 Mucho Macho Man S.

Plus $20,000 FTBOA Florida-bred Top 3 Bonus (50%-30%-20%)

[Race 10, 4:36 p.m.]

3-year-olds, one mile

........ Everdoit (#7)



Scott Spieth – SV Photography

Milestone


Jockey Scott Spieth is approaching a personal milestone of 5,000 Thoroughbred career wins in North America (US and Canada). Through racing Thursday, Dec. 28, Spieth was at 4,994 wins. He has no scheduled mounts.

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